Raja Bhaiya offers coolers for prisoners in jail

Prisoners in Uttar Pradesh may have an enjoyable summer experience as Jails Minister Raghuraj Pratap Singh aka Raja Bhaiya orders installation of coolers, fans and water-coolers for them, reported an official on Tuesday. Official said that the instructions were issued by the minister at review meeting of the prison department on Monday. The minister also ordered that the prisoners should be allowed to meet their relatives at least once a week.
The controversial minister, who was jailed by previous Chief Minister Mayawati and against whom there are several pending criminal cases including of attempt to murder And abduction, reviewed the working of his department here. The minister asked the officials to ensure that the food provided to inmates was as per norms and they were also provided basic facilities of water and fans in summers, officials said. Expressing concern over violence in jails, Singh said that inmates should not be treated inhumanly by the jail staff and ensure that they are not subjected to any injustice.


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